The Laughing Buddha, Doing Business and the Art of Motivation
7 Pages Posted: 4 Sep 2012
Date Written: September 2, 2012
All of us want to be successful in life. Most people are seeking that extra edge to move forward or forge ahead. In this paper, the researcher-practitioners investigate the use of a Buddhist Icon, the Laughing Buddha as a motivator to improve and better oneself. Buddhists pray to the Laughing Buddha requesting for healthy living, good luck, wealth and prosperity; and the Laughing Buddha, as a symbol of motivation, inspires them. In doing business, the Laughing Buddha way, it also helps businesspeople in attaining good relationship, great patnership, prosperity, peace and harmony in their business circle and society.
Keywords: The Laughing Buddha, Pu Tai, Buddhism, doing business, motivation
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